We take the pleasure to introduce ourselves as the fast ferries leaders in the Red Sea Area, involved in transporting people and cars with luxurious, speed ferries, managed by well qualified and expert staff in the field. Was founded in 1997, is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt with branch offices in Hurghada, Sharm ElSheikh and Duba in "Saudi Arabia"
Every year, Ferries transports over 200,000 people throughout the Red Sea and has earned a reputation of being the most comfortable, reliable, safest and affordable ferry service in the region. To demonstrate our continued commitment to the marketplace, IFF was the first investor to upgrade the Hurghada International harbor and build the passenger terminals and other ongoing developments to improve the harbor services to ensure our customers experience a smooth service processing and to enhance the quality of services to its customers
What Makes Us Different the first fast ferries operator serving the Red Sea's Egyptian and Saudi Arabian harbors by operating High Speed and High Technology Sea Crafts that were built by Fjellstrand Shipyard of Norway, the company that is the world's best catamaran - ferry manufacturing industry. This company has developed a state-of-the-art computerized Motion Dampening System called MDSTM that significantly improves seagoing performance.
Ferries operate between Egypt’s most attractive tourist locations of Hurghada and Sharm El sheikh where we cover 56 nautical miles in 90 minutes. We also provide the same quality of services for travelers to and from Saudi Arabia’s harbor of Duba, cover 96 nautical miles in 180 minutes.
Duba harbor is our gateway to the entire Gulf region where we also offer land transportation services through a strategic partnership with HAFEL Land Transport Company, which has more than 8000 high quality buses that cover most of the Saudi Arabian and Gulf regions with unique and affordable door to door transportation service. Our Future Business Strategy As we continue to move forward, we always do so with a customer driven approach. Our business strategy focuses on ensuring the best service for passengers and car shipments in the Red Sea Coasts. We do this by drawing upon our years of experience of being a reputable leader, investing in the latest vessels, adding new routes, and ensuring our ferry operators are trained on the latest safety procedures.
Our reputation has attracted the backing of key investors like Sheikh Mohamed Yousuf Naghi, the well-known Saudi Arabian businessman who owns HAFEL Land Transport Co. and other major companies investing in automotive, tourism, food supplying and electronics all are "international brand names" under the umbrella of the Naghi Brothers Group. This demonstrates our commitment to continuously invest in quality services in the future.
We plan to enhance our services by expanding our maritime fleet for "Hagg" pilgrims, goods and cargo freight, offering various categories of sea transport services.
Routes Hurghada - Sharm El Sheikh Line Started operating on the 7th of November 1998 on a new corridor in Egypt connecting two important resorts to facilitate the transport of tourists and Egyptians. The trip previously took around 10 hours by car but now takes only 1,5 hours with our 46 metre fast ferry, Eid Travel. Hurghada-Sharm served a total of 47,098 passenger in 2001. Almost all of the passengers used the craft as foot passenger with only 1482 cars making the trip. During the year 2000, the Sharm route served a total of 46.052 passengers and transported 1404 cars whilst in 1999 (including the months of November and December 1998) the Hurghada-Sham route carried 32,948 passengers and 608 cars.